This Castrator knife is 7 1/4 inches in overall length with a blade of 2 5/8 inches. The blade is hollow ground from AEB-L stainless steel, and then satin finished. This knife has been cryo quenched for additional toughness and edge holding ability and Rockwell tests at 62 RC. AEB-L stainless steel is known for its ease of resharpening and its ability to take a razor sharp edge. The Castrator was designed and built after numerous requests for a blunt nose castrator knife. The deep finger groove prevents the finger from sliding forward on the edge and the tip is completely rounded for safety. This knife is razor sharp and will hold a tremendous edge. It is very comfortable in the hand for long hours of use. It has a handle of Elk Antler. This knife comes with a right hand, cross draw, Slotted Sheath.